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					Voice Quality
Nemo Outdoor uses perceptual evaluation of speech quality (PESQ-LQO ITU-T P862.1, 862.2)
measurement technology provided under licence from Psytechnics. Psytechnics is the industry-
leading provider of software solutions for assessing and managing QoE for real-time voice and
video. The basic measurement principle is the transmission of a reference speech sample through
the system to be assessed and evaluating the (deteriorated) output signal. The estimation of the
MOS is performed by applying a psycho-acoustical model of the human audio perception both on
the received and the reference signal and comparing the results of the model. With the Terratec
DMX 6Fire USB sound card or Maya44 USB sound card up to four VQ measurement ends can be
supported simultaneously.
                  Hardware Requirements                                                         C5, LG C680, C676, VX8350, VX8360, and
                      PC (IBM or Dell recommended) with                                        KX206, KX256, Datang DTM 8120, Leadcore
                       Windows® XP (32- bit) Professional or                                    LC 8130E, Samsung U-800
                       Windows® Vista (32- bit). (Windows® XP                             Nemo Server
                       highly recommended with Service Pack 3)                                 Based on Dell PowerEdge T100 platform
                      Pentium III processor, minimum 1GHz,
                       preferably 1.7 GHz for single mobile                         Measurement Modes
                       measurements                                                     Mobile-to-mobile
                      For multi data measurements Intel® Core                          Mobile-to-fixed
                       Duo processor T2500 2.00GHz or higher                            Fixed-to-mobile
                       required
                      For voice quality measurements with up to                    Parameters
                       four channels with USB sound card Intel®                         PESQ-LQO score (ITU-T P862.1, 862.2)
                       Core Duo processor T2500 2.00GHz or                              Audio quality speech activity
                       higher required                                                         Speech activity ratio of received sample in
                      For up to six channel voice quality                                      percentages (%)
                       measurements with USB sound card Intel®                          Audio quality mean delay
                       Quad Core processor Q9100 2.26GHz or                             Audio quality min delay
                       higher required                                                         Minimum delay of received audio sample in
                      512MB RAM minimum, 1GB RAM                                               milliseconds
                       recommended                                                      Audio quality max delay
                      For multi data measurements with HSPA+                                  Maximum delay of received audio sample in
                       devices Intel® Quad Core processor Q9100                                 milliseconds
                       2.26GHz or higher required                                       Audio quality standard deviation delay
                      100 MB of free hard disk space for                                      Standard deviation of delay of received audio
                       installation and use; 1 GB recommended                                   sample in milliseconds
                      One parallel port or USB port for copy                                  Typical values range from 0 to 0.1 (0 to
                       protection module (if applicable)                                        100ms for a VoIP system with very bad jitter),
                      Depending on the mobile used, one USB port                               but values can be larger
                       or one to two serial ports per mobile                            Audio quality SNR
                                                                                               Audio quality Signal to Noise ratio of received
                  Dimensions                                                                    sample
                      200mm x 160mm x 45mm (wide x deep x                                     SNR measures the signal strength of the
                       height)                                                                  speech stream relative to background noise
                                                                                        Audio quality insertion gain
                  Supported Hardware                                                           Gain calculated for active signal in active
                      EVOQ, Nemo audio module                                                  periods. dB difference between active signal
                             Supported technologies: GSM,                                      of reference and degraded signals (calculated
                              WCDMA, CDMA2000                                                   as of degraded minus of reference signal)
                             Supported terminals: Nokia 6125,                          Audio quality noise gain
                              6136 (UMA), 6230i, 6280, 6630,                                   Gain calculated for noise in silent periods. dB
                              6680, 7600, N80, N95, 612x, 3500,                                 difference between mean noise level of
                              LG VX83xx, LG KX206                                               reference and degraded signals (calculated as
                      Terratec DMX 6Fire/ Maya44 USB                                           of degraded minus of reference signal)
                       sound card                                                       Avg. MOS DL for each call
                             Supported technologies: GSM,                                     Avg. MOS call is shown in the UI after each
                              WCDMA, CDMA2000, TD-SCDMA                                         call
                             Nokia N85, N95, N96, and N97                                     Avg. MOS value is updated by call disconnect
                              series, 612x, 6720, 6720US, 3500,                                 event (CAD). Result is weighted by time.




Version: July 2010. Information given in this publication is subject to change without prior notice. Anite Finland Ltd reserves the right to change specifications
without prior notice. Nemo Outdoor™, Nemo Analyze™, Nemo Autonomous™, Nemo Compact-i™, and Nemo Handy™ are trademarks of Anite Finland Ltd. All
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